Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Those Pesky States

 Extending health care to the uncovered, one state at a time

Massachusetts, and now California, have the boldest plans. But they are not the only states concerned with reducing the ranks of the uninsured. Illinois, Tennessee and Pennsylvania have pledged to insure all children. Half a dozen other states have official commissions charged with producing comprehensive reform plans this year. Could the states jump-start American health-care reform?